Clear Creek County , Colorado

Clear Creek County: County in Colorado, United States

Clear Creek County locator map
Location of Clear Creek County on Colorado map.


Clear Creek County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,088 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 9,700 inhabitants. Its county seat is Georgetown. The county was created 159 years ago in 1861.


Clear Creek County is located at 39°41'21"N 105°38'40"W (39.6891000, -105.6443600). It has 4 neighbors: Gilpin County, Jefferson County, Park County and Summit County.

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The largest city of Clear Creek County is Idaho Springs with a population of 1,786. Other cities include and Silver Plume population 177. See all Clear Creek County cities & populated places.

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Clear Creek County map

Clear Creek County Quick Facts

Population : 9,700 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Area : 1027 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Clear Creek
Altitude : 9,557 feet / 2913 meters
Capital : Georgetown
Establishment : November 11, 1861
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 05:40:27 (16th June 2021)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 6.31% (2010-2019)

Clear Creek County has 4 neighbours.


The population of Clear Creek County increased by 6.31% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,088 - census
2011 9,011 -0.85% estimation process
2012 9,018 0.08% estimation process
2013 9,024 0.07% estimation process
2014 9,124 1.1% estimation process
2015 9,244 1.3% estimation process
2016 9,353 1.17% estimation process
2017 9,574 2.31% estimation process
2018 9,604 0.31% estimation process
2019 9,700 0.99% estimation process

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Clear Creek County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clear Creek County.

City Name Population Title
Idaho Springs 1,786 City in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States
Georgetown 1,112 Town in Colorado
Empire 304 Statutory Town in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States
Silver Plume 177 Human settlement in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States of America

Colorado Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Colorado 5,758,736 State of the United States of America
Denver 727,211 Capital city of the state of Colorado, United States; consolidated city and county
Denver County 727,211 County in Colorado, United States, coterminous with the City of Denver
El Paso County 720,403 One of the 64 counties in the U.
Arapahoe County 656,590 County in Colorado, United States
Jefferson County 582,881 County in Colorado, United States
Adams County 517,421 County in Colorado, United States
Colorado Springs 478,221 County seat of El Paso County, Colorado, United States
Aurora 379,289 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Larimer County 356,899 County in Colorado, United States
Douglas County 351,154 County in Colorado, United States
Boulder County 326,196 County in Colorado, United States
Weld County 324,492 County in Colorado, United States
Fort Collins 170,243 Municipality and county seat of Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Pueblo County 168,424 County in Colorado, United States
Lakewood 157,935 City in Colorado

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